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A
Maya Angelou Maya Angelou
(1928 - present)
Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood
(1939 - present)
Matthew Arnold Matthew Arnold
(1822 - 1888)
John Ashbery John Ashbery
(1927 - present)
Jane Austen Jane Austen
(1775 - 1817)
Guillaume Apollinaire
(1880 - 1918)
Dante Alighieri Dante Alighieri
(1265 - 1321)
Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott
(1832 - 1888)
Richard Aldington Richard Aldington
(1892 - 1962)
William Allingham William Allingham
(1821 - 1889)
Conrad Aiken Conrad Aiken
(1889 - 1973)
Kingsley Amis Kingsley Amis
(1922 - 1995)
Jean Hans Arp
(1886 - 1966)
Alfred Austin Alfred Austin
(1835 - 1913)
B
Elizabeth Bishop Elizabeth Bishop
(1911 - 1979)
Charles Bukowski Charles Bukowski
(1920 - 1994)
Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks
(1917 - 2000)
William Blake William Blake
(1757 - 1827)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(1809 - 1861)
Robert Burns Robert Burns
(1759 - 1796)
Robert Browning Robert Browning
(1812 - 1889)
Charles Baudelaire Charles Baudelaire
(1821 - 1867)
Jorge Luis Borges Jorge Luis Borges
(1899 - 1986)
John Berryman John Berryman
(1914 - 1972)
Lord Byron Lord Byron
(1788 - 1824)
Hilaire Belloc Hilaire Belloc
(1870 - 1953)
Matsuo Basho Matsuo Basho
(1644 - 1694)
Richard Brautigan Richard Brautigan
(1935 - 1984)
Andre Breton Andre Breton
(1896 - 1966)
Stephen Vincent Benet Stephen Vincent Benet
(1898 - 1943)
Louise Bogan Louise Bogan
(1897 - 1970)
Ambrose Bierce Ambrose Bierce
(1842 - 1914)
Anne Bradstreet Anne Bradstreet
(1612 - 1672)
Wendell Berry Wendell Berry
(1934 - present)
Rupert Brooke Rupert Brooke
(1887 - 1915)
Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brecht
(1898 - 1956)
Emily Bronte Emily Bronte
(1818 - 1848)
Charlotte Bronte Charlotte Bronte
(1816 - 1855)
Imamu Amiri Baraka Imamu Amiri Baraka
(1934 - present)
Thomas Edward Brown
(1830 - 1897)
Gelett Burgess
(1866 - 1951)
Joseph Brodsky Joseph Brodsky
(1940 - 1996)
Anne Bronte Anne Bronte
(1820 - 1849)
William Barnes
(1801 - 1886)
Arna Bontemps Arna Bontemps
(1902 - 1973)
John Betjeman John Betjeman
(1906 - 1984)
William Browne
(1590 - 1645)
Joel Barlow Joel Barlow
(1754 - 1812)
Jonathan Bohrn Jonathan Bohrn
(1957 - present)
Cecilia Borromeo Cecilia Borromeo
(1976 - present)
Robert Bly Robert Bly
(1926 - present)
C
E. E. Cummings E. E. Cummings
(1894 - 1962)
Lucille Clifton Lucille Clifton
(1936 - 2010)
John Clare John Clare
(1793 - 1864)
Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll
(1832 - 1898)
Countee Cullen Countee Cullen
(1903 - 1946)
Stephen Crane Stephen Crane
(1871 - 1900)
Samuel Coleridge Samuel Coleridge
(1772 - 1834)
Robert Creeley Robert Creeley
(1926 - present)
Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen
(1934 - present)
Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer
(1343 - 1400)
Aleister Crowley Aleister Crowley
(1875 - 1947)
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
(1861 - 1907)
Gregory Corso Gregory Corso
(1930 - 2001)
Hart Crane Hart Crane
(1899 - 1932)
William Cowper William Cowper
(1731 - 1800)
Thomas Campbell Thomas Campbell
(1777 - 1844)
Richard Crashaw
(1613 - 1650)
Arthur Hugh Clough
(1819 - 1861)
G. K. Chesterton G. K. Chesterton
(1874 - 1936)
Jean Cocteau Jean Cocteau
(1889 - 1963)
Paul Celan Paul Celan
(1920 - 1970)
Abraham Cowley Abraham Cowley
(1618 - 1667)
Eliza Cook Eliza Cook
(1818 - 1889)
Bliss Carman Bliss Carman
(1861 - 1929)
Willa Cather Willa Cather
(1873 - 1947)
D
Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson
(1830 - 1886)
Roald Dahl Roald Dahl
(1916 - 1990)
John Donne John Donne
(1572 - 1631)
Paul Laurence Dunbar Paul Laurence Dunbar
(1872 - 1906)
Rita Dove Rita Dove
(1952 - present)
Henry Van Dyke Henry Van Dyke
(1852 - 1933)
John Dryden John Dryden
(1631 - 1700)
William Henry Davies
(1871 - 1940)
Stephen Dunn Stephen Dunn
(1939 - present)
Michael Drayton Michael Drayton
(1563 - 1631)
John Davidson
(1857 - 1909)
Mark van Doren Mark van Doren
(1894 - 1972)
Annie Dillard Annie Dillard
(1945 - present)
William Drummond William Drummond
(1585 - 1649)
William Dunbar
(1460 - 1520)
E
T. S. Eliot T. S. Eliot
(1888 - 1965)
Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803 - 1882)
Paul Eluard Paul Eluard
(1895 - 1952)
George Eliot George Eliot
(1819 - 1880)
F
Robert Frost Robert Frost
(1874 - 1963)
Tu Fu Tu Fu
(712 - 770)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(1919 - present)
Edward Fitzgerald Edward Fitzgerald
(1809 - 1883)
Jean de La Fontaine Jean de La Fontaine
(1621 - 1695)
John Fletcher John Fletcher
(1579 - 1625)
Eugene Field Eugene Field
(1850 - 1895)
Raymond A. Foss Raymond A. Foss
(1960 - present)
Annie Finch Annie Finch
(1956 - present)
Gary R. Ferris Gary R. Ferris
(1965 - present)
G
Allen Ginsberg Allen Ginsberg
(1926 - 1997)
Khalil Gibran Khalil Gibran
(1883 - 1931)
Nikki Giovanni Nikki Giovanni
(1943 - present)
Robert Graves Robert Graves
(1895 - 1985)
Thomas Gray Thomas Gray
(1716 - 1771)
Thom Gunn Thom Gunn
(1929 - 2004)
Oliver Goldsmith Oliver Goldsmith
(1730 - 1774)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(1749 - 1832)
Adam Lindsay Gordon
(1833 - 1870)
Sidney Godolphin Sidney Godolphin
(1645 - 1712)
Adrian Green Adrian Green
(1946 - present)
Rg Gregory Rg Gregory
(1928 - present)
H
Langston Hughes Langston Hughes
(1902 - 1967)
Ted Hughes Ted Hughes
(1930 - 1998)
Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy
(1840 - 1928)
Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney
(1939 - present)
Robert Herrick Robert Herrick
(1591 - 1674)
Gerard Manley Hopkins Gerard Manley Hopkins
(1844 - 1889)
Nazim Hikmet Nazim Hikmet
(1901 - 1963)
Oliver Wendell Holmes Oliver Wendell Holmes
(1809 - 1894)
A. E. Housman A. E. Housman
(1859 - 1936)
George Herbert George Herbert
(1593 - 1633)
James Henry Leigh Hunt James Henry Leigh Hunt
(1784 - 1859)
Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse
(1877 - 1962)
William Ernest Henley William Ernest Henley
(1849 - 1903)
Anthony Hecht Anthony Hecht
(1923 - 2004)
Thomas Hood Thomas Hood
(1799 - 1845)
Marilyn Hacker Marilyn Hacker
(1942 - present)
Victor Hugo Victor Hugo
(1802 - 1885)
Jupiter Hammon Jupiter Hammon
(1711 - 1806)
Bret Harte Bret Harte
(1836 - 1902)
Julia Ward Howe Julia Ward Howe
(1819 - 1910)
William Dean Howells William Dean Howells
(1837 - 1920)
Billy Jno Hope
(0 - present)
I
David Ignatow David Ignatow
(1914 - 1997)
Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen
(1828 - 1906)
J
Randall Jarrell Randall Jarrell
(1914 - 1965)
Elizabeth Jennings Elizabeth Jennings
(1926 - 2001)
James Joyce James Joyce
(1882 - 1941)
Erica Jong Erica Jong
(1942 - present)
Robinson Jeffers Robinson Jeffers
(1887 - 1962)
Donald Justice Donald Justice
(1925 - present)
Jenny Joseph Jenny Joseph
(1932 - present)
Samuel Johnson Samuel Johnson
(1709 - 1784)
Helen Hunt Jackson Helen Hunt Jackson
(1831 - 1885)
Ben Jonson Ben Jonson
(1572 - 1637)
K
John Keats John Keats
(1795 - 1821)
Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling
(1865 - 1936)
Jack Kerouac Jack Kerouac
(1922 - 1969)
Kenneth Koch Kenneth Koch
(1925 - 2002)
Stanley Kunitz Stanley Kunitz
(1905 - present)
Patrick Kavanagh Patrick Kavanagh
(1904 - 1967)
Joyce Kilmer Joyce Kilmer
(1886 - 1918)
Galway Kinnell Galway Kinnell
(1927 - present)
Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam
(1048 - 1131)
Charles Kingsley Charles Kingsley
(1819 - 1875)
Francis Scott Key Francis Scott Key
(1779 - 1843)
Jackie Kay Jackie Kay
(1961 - present)
Faye Diane Kilday Faye Diane Kilday
(1973 - present)
L
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(1807 - 1882)
Robert Lowell Robert Lowell
(1917 - 1977)
Federico Garcia Lorca Federico Garcia Lorca
(1898 - 1936)
Henry Lawson Henry Lawson
(1867 - 1922)
Philip Larkin Philip Larkin
(1922 - 1985)
C. S. Lewis C. S. Lewis
(1898 - 1963)
Edward Lear Edward Lear
(1812 - 1888)
Amy Lowell Amy Lowell
(1874 - 1925)
David Herbert Lawrence David Herbert Lawrence
(1885 - 1930)
Philip Levine Philip Levine
(1928 - present)
Vachel Lindsay Vachel Lindsay
(1879 - 1931)
Emma Lazarus Emma Lazarus
(1849 - 1887)
Richard Lovelace Richard Lovelace
(1618 - 1657)
Sidney Lanier Sidney Lanier
(1842 - 1881)
Thomas Lux Thomas Lux
(1946 - present)
Giacomo Leopardi Giacomo Leopardi
(1798 - 1837)
Audre Lorde Audre Lorde
(1934 - 1992)
Primo Levi Primo Levi
(1919 - 1987)
Laurie Lee Laurie Lee
(1914 - 1997)
Amy Levy Amy Levy
(1861 - 1889)
Walter Savage Landor Walter Savage Landor
(1775 - 1864)
Sharmagne Leland-St. John Sharmagne Leland-St. John
(1953 - present)
Yahia Lababidi Yahia Lababidi
(1973 - present)
M
Claude McKay Claude McKay
(1889 - 1948)
Roger McGough Roger McGough
(1937 - present)
Spike Milligan Spike Milligan
(1918 - 2002)
Walter de la Mare Walter de la Mare
(1873 - 1956)
Marianne Moore Marianne Moore
(1887 - 1972)
Antonio Machado Antonio Machado
(1875 - 1939)
John Milton John Milton
(1608 - 1674)
Edna St. Vincent Millay Edna St. Vincent Millay
(1892 - 1950)
A. A. Milne A. A. Milne
(1882 - 1956)
W. S. Merwin W. S. Merwin
(1927 - present)
Czeslaw Milosz Czeslaw Milosz
(1911 - 2004)
John Masefield John Masefield
(1878 - 1967)
Edgar Lee Masters Edgar Lee Masters
(1868 - 1950)
Louis MacNeice Louis MacNeice
(1907 - 1963)
Thomas Moore Thomas Moore
(1779 - 1852)
Edwin Muir Edwin Muir
(1887 - 1959)
Christopher Marlowe Christopher Marlowe
(1564 - 1593)
Gabriela Mistral Gabriela Mistral
(1889 - 1957)
Archibald MacLeish Archibald MacLeish
(1892 - 1982)
Katherine Mansfield Katherine Mansfield
(1888 - 1923)
William Morris William Morris
(1834 - 1896)
Andrew Marvell Andrew Marvell
(1621 - 1678)
John McCrae John McCrae
(1872 - 1918)
Paul Muldoon Paul Muldoon
(1951 - present)
Herman Melville Herman Melville
(1819 - 1891)
George Meredith George Meredith
(1828 - 1909)
Lucy Maud Montgomery Lucy Maud Montgomery
(1874 - 1942)
Alice Duer Miller Alice Duer Miller
(1874 - 1942)
Christopher Morley Christopher Morley
(1890 - 1957)
Stephane Mallarme Stephane Mallarme
(1842 - 1898)
James Merrill James Merrill
(1926 - 1995)
Edwin Markham Edwin Markham
(1852 - 1940)
Joaquin Miller Joaquin Miller
(1841 - 1913)
Vladimir Mayakovsky Vladimir Mayakovsky
(1893 - 1930)
N
Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda
(1904 - 1973)
Ogden Nash Ogden Nash
(1902 - 1971)
Alfred Noyes Alfred Noyes
(1880 - 1958)
Howard Nemerov Howard Nemerov
(1920 - 1991)
Alden Nowlan Alden Nowlan
(1933 - 1983)
Anais Nin Anais Nin
(1903 - 1977)
O
Mary Oliver
(1935 - present)
Sharon Olds Sharon Olds
(1942 - present)
Wilfred Owen Wilfred Owen
(1893 - 1918)
Michael Ondaatje Michael Ondaatje
(1954 - present)
P
Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe
(1809 - 1849)
Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath
(1932 - 1963)
Dorothy Parker Dorothy Parker
(1893 - 1967)
Octavio Paz Octavio Paz
(1914 - 1998)
Ezra Pound Ezra Pound
(1885 - 1972)
Li Po Li Po
(701 - 762)
Marge Piercy Marge Piercy
(1936 - present)
Alexander Pope Alexander Pope
(1688 - 1744)
Boris Pasternak Boris Pasternak
(1890 - 1960)
Grace Paley Grace Paley
(1922 - present)
Katherine Anne Porter Katherine Anne Porter
(1890 - 1980)
Fernando Pessoa Fernando Pessoa
(1935 - present)
Harold Pinter Harold Pinter
(1930 - present)
Matthew Prior Matthew Prior
(1664 - 1721)
Coventry Patmore Coventry Patmore
(1823 - 1896)
Q
Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
(1901 - 1968)
R
Christina Rossetti Christina Rossetti
(1830 - 1894)
Rainer Maria Rilke Rainer Maria Rilke
(1875 - 1926)
Adrienne Rich Adrienne Rich
(1929 - present)
Theodore Roethke Theodore Roethke
(1908 - 1963)
Isaac Rosenberg Isaac Rosenberg
(1890 - 1918)
George William Russell George William Russell
(1867 - 1935)
Arthur Rimbaud Arthur Rimbaud
(1854 - 1891)
Carl Rakosi Carl Rakosi
(1903 - 2004)
John Ruskin John Ruskin
(1819 - 1900)
Muriel Rukeyser Muriel Rukeyser
(1913 - 1980)
S
Shel Silverstein Shel Silverstein
(1930 - 1999)
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare
(1564 - 1616)
Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg
(1878 - 1967)
Percy Bysshe Shelley Percy Bysshe Shelley
(1792 - 1822)
Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens
(1879 - 1955)
Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson
(1850 - 1894)
Stevie Smith Stevie Smith
(1902 - 1971)
William Stafford William Stafford
(1914 - 1993)
Siegfried Sassoon Siegfried Sassoon
(1886 - 1967)
Karl Shapiro Karl Shapiro
(1913 - 2000)
Edmund Spenser Edmund Spenser
(1552 - 1599)
Robert William Service Robert William Service
(1874 - 1958)
Mark Strand Mark Strand
(1934 - present)
Charles Simic Charles Simic
(1938 - present)
Robert Southey Robert Southey
(1774 - 1843)
Wislawa Szymborska Wislawa Szymborska
(1923 - present)
Sir Walter Scott Sir Walter Scott
(1771 - 1832)
Jonathan Swift Jonathan Swift
(1667 - 1745)
Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein
(1874 - 1946)
James Stephens
(1882 - 1950)
Delmore Schwartz Delmore Schwartz
(1913 - 1966)
Gary Snyder Gary Snyder
(1930 - present)
Christopher Smart Christopher Smart
(1722 - 1771)
Vita Sackville-West Vita Sackville-West
(1892 - 1962)
Algernon Charles Swinburne Algernon Charles Swinburne
(1837 - 1909)
Charlotte Smith
(1749 - 1806)
James Schuyler James Schuyler
(1923 - 1991)
Anne Sexton Anne Sexton
(1928 - 1974)
Fenny Sterenborg Fenny Sterenborg
(1956 - present)
Arthur Symons Arthur Symons
(1865 - 1945)
Wole Soyinka Wole Soyinka
(1934 - present)
T
Sara Teasdale Sara Teasdale
(1884 - 1933)
Dylan Thomas Dylan Thomas
(1914 - 1953)
J. R. R. Tolkien J. R. R. Tolkien
(1892 - 1973)
Mark Twain Mark Twain
(1835 - 1910)
Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau
(1817 - 1862)
Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore
(1861 - 1941)
Jean Toomer Jean Toomer
(1894 - 1967)
Lord Alfred Tennyson Lord Alfred Tennyson
(1809 - 1892)
Edward Thomas Edward Thomas
(1878 - 1917)
Georg Trakl Georg Trakl
(1887 - 1914)
Jane Taylor
(1783 - 1824)
Tristan Tzara Tristan Tzara
(1896 - 1963)
Francis Thompson Francis Thompson
(1859 - 1907)
Marina Tsvetaeva Marina Tsvetaeva
(1892 - 1941)
James Thomson James Thomson
(1700 - 1748)
John Trumbull John Trumbull
(1750 - 1831)
V
Henry Vaughan
(1622 - 1695)
Paul Verlaine Paul Verlaine
(1844 - 1896)
Paul Valery Paul Valery
(1871 - 1945)
Francois Villon Francois Villon
(1431 - 1474)
W
Walt Whitman Walt Whitman
(1819 - 1892)
William Wordsworth William Wordsworth
(1770 - 1850)
Alice Walker Alice Walker
(1944 - present)
Richard Wilbur Richard Wilbur
(1921 - present)
Judith Wright Judith Wright
(1915 - 2000)
Ella Wheeler Wilcox Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(1850 - 1919)
John Greenleaf Whittier John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde
(1854 - 1900)
Isaac Watts Isaac Watts
(1674 - 1748)
Derek Walcott Derek Walcott
(1930 - present)
James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson
(1871 - 1938)
James Whitcomb Riley James Whitcomb Riley
(1849 - 1916)
Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren
(1905 - 1989)
John Wilmot John Wilmot
(1647 - 1680)
Edith Wharton Edith Wharton
(1862 - 1937)
Nancy Willard Nancy Willard
(1936 - present)
Thomas Warton Thomas Warton
(1728 - 1790)
Liam Wilkinson Liam Wilkinson
(1981 - present)
Elinor Wylie Elinor Wylie
(1885 - 1928)
Y
William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats
(1865 - 1939)
Yevgeny Yevtushenko Yevgeny Yevtushenko
(1933 - present)
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